Susan “Sue” Kay Crawford

Susan “Sue” Kay Crawford was born on July 24, 1954, in Waterloo, the daughter of Robert and Marjorie (Kopriva) Kriz. Sue attended Dysart-Geneseo High School and graduated in 1972. While in high school, she was very active in many sports.

On October 27, 1973, Sue was united in marriage to Rick Crawford. The couple made their home in Dysart where they raised their family. Sue and Rick farmed and raised livestock near Dysart for many years. She enjoyed gardening, playing golf, going for golf cart rides with her dog, Beener, watching sports, especially the Iowa Hawkeyes and spending as much time with her family as possible. Sue was very passionate about helping others. She was so caring and thoughtful to everyone around her. She loved to make people smile and was the life of the party.

Sue died at the age of 68 at home surrounded by her family, following a battle with cancer.

She was preceded in death by her father; her husband and her in-laws, Richard and Betty Crawford.

Sue is survived by her mother, Marjorie, of Dysart; 3 children: Kirk (Amy) Crawford, of Dysart, Kamie Hurley, of Cedar Falls, and Kelli Crawford, of Coralville, 5 grandchildren: Kody and Kolten Crawford and Madison, Kayla and Rylan Hurley; 2 sisters, Judy (Rex) Raub, of Dysart, and Mary Freese, of Cedar Falls; a brother, Kendall (Brenda) Kriz, of Dysart; a sister-in-law, Rita Schofield, of Prior Lake, Minnesota; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

A memorial service was held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Traer. Visitation was from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2023, at Overton Funeral Home. Burial was in Dysart Cemetery, Dysart. Memorials may be sent to the family.